Connecticut expatriate Abdus Salam is no more

BanglaPress Desk
April 29, 2021

Staff Reporter: Abdus Salam Hawladar, a Connecticut expatriate from the United States, is no more. He died at 3:30 p.m. local time on Wednesday (April 28) while undergoing treatment at Midstate Hospital in Meriden (Inna Lillahe — Rajeun). He had been suffering from kidney complications for a long time. He was 65 years old at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, three daughters and numerous relatives.

Another identity of Abdus Salam Hawladar is the well-known cultural personality and playwright Former cultural secretary of the Bangladeshi American Association of Connecticut (BAAC) Md. Sabbir Ahmed is Rony’s father-in-law. His house is in Jamtala of Narayanganj. He came to the United States with his wife, El Jassem, about 20 years ago. He had been living in New York for a long time with his three daughters Zinnia Salam, Tania Salam and Monia Salam. Five years ago, they were both at the home of his second daughter, Tania Salam, who lives in Connecticut. When he fell ill there, he was admitted to the hospital.

According to family sources, Salam’s body will be laid to rest at the Funeral Home on East Center Street in Manchester on Wednesday night. His first janaza will be held at the Byut ul Mamur Mosque in Manchester on Thursday at 1.30 pm. His body will then be taken to the Cheshire Muslim Cemetery (220 Realty Drive, Cheshire, Connecticut 06410), where he will be buried after the second janaza.